Ella S. Mills
Ella S. Mills is an art historian based at the University of Plymouth in contemporary and modern art history, and one half of talking on corners. Ella is interested in unfolding art’s histories, working towards creating safe spaces for artists and audiences, and developing new methodologies of listening by introducing the qualitative research method of grounded theory to artist interviewing. Recent projects and publications include devising the ‘Ingrid Pollard in Devon’ project involving commissioning new work and curating the exhibition ‘Three Drops of Blood’ at Thelma Hulbert Gallery (2022); and ‘Artist Conversation: Lubaina Himid and Ella S. Mills’, in, Robles, E. K.; Price, D. C. (Eds.) After the Black Arts Movement: Framing the Critical Decade (Bloomsbury, 2023).